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Dr. Pournima

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Pournima Dentist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Pournima is a trusted Dentist in Porur, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Pournima personally at Sankaran Dental Hospital & Oral Cancer Center in Porur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pournima on Lybrate.com.

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My wife is pregnant 6 months she got a wisdom teeth can it be removed or by taking medicine the pain will cure.

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
She is in second trimester which is relatively safe for dental procedures, you can go for removal of the wisdom tooth antibiotics and pain killers which are safe in pregancy to be taken.
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I am a 31 years old male and have mouth ulcer for last 2 weeks. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am a 31 years old male and have mouth ulcer for last 2 weeks. What should I do?
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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Doctor, I am a 18 year old guy. I have irregular teeths. I don't want to put braces on my teeths, is there any other solution to straighten my teeths?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear , good evening - there is a treatment protocol - clearpath or invisalgin - it can be done by anyone who has been doing it. Basically it is a carry home system and you are responsible for wearing and correctly using the same. Of course it is hardly visible - but if you do not wear as expected do not expect the desired results too. The cost could be a bit discouraging as all the work is done outside the country and shipped to the dental surgeon who again guides you to the same.
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Few months ago in accident my upper tooth has half broken and closer tooth is paining now and also little bit damaged. I just want to know that what will be expanses for treatment of this. Also I want to tooth implants for both tooths.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Few months ago in accident my upper tooth has half broken and closer tooth is paining now and also little bit damaged...
You do not need implants if half tooth is present go for rct and cap for both upper teeth in question. Cost will be around 16k to 25k for two teeth rct and cap included. Variation if cost depends on procedures needed during the treatment and type of cap material. The added procedures may be Apicoectomy and splinting. If you go for extraction and implants cost will rise to 50k and above for 2 teeth.
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I am suffering from bad mouth smell for 2 year. I have consulted doctors. But not mouth smells bad now a days very much.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am suffering from bad mouth smell for 2 year. I have consulted doctors. But not mouth smells bad now a days very much.
Get a scaling done use hexidine mouth wash drink plenty of water keep your stomoch, sinuses chest healthy.
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approached Clove Dental for complaint of toothache in 4, 5 on the upper right teeth. They suggested RCT in both which has been done 4 times in each tooth. Now with and without the caps, the pain has increased. After so much efforts to continuously inform my increasing discomfort to Clove, they have asked me to get the CBCT done of the RCT treated teeth. Is it advisable n clinically necessary? Please do note that any x-rays or clinical history is unavailable as it was done at a private clinic. Also, the consultations undertaken were with the private practising Dentists, hence no documentation is available. I in no way want to retry RCT again for this teeth. It has repeatedly failed and added lots of unwanted harassment and increased discomfort and stress levels. Is CBCT required and clinically needed for further diagnosis?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
approached Clove Dental for complaint of toothache in 4, 5 on the upper right teeth. They suggested RCT in both which...
Even it is a private dental clinic, you can still ask for all your x rays and records from them, it is your right to have access to all your history. So I would suggest you get all your past history from them, and let me help you with proper diagnosis. Cbct is mainly used for dental implant, orthodontics treatment. It can be used for root canal treatment, but most of the time, a simple x ray is sufficient for good diagnosis. I would suggest that first you demand all your documentation from them, they cannot refuse to give you that.
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M.D.( Pediatrics), DCH
Pediatrician,
Foods like peanuts, whole grapes, cherry tomatoes, carrots, hot dogs, meat sticks, or hard candies should be kept away from toddlers as they may have problem in chewing them. Give them mashed, cut and easily chew-able food.

I have a foul breath during the course of the day. Is there any medication to avoid it? I brush twice daily bs hav a good oral hygiene. Yet I can't overcome this problem!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a foul breath during the course of the day. Is there any medication to avoid it?
I brush twice daily bs hav a ...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Hello doctor I have taken excessive amount of steroids in order to build my body but it showed side effects like aging and suffering with problem of mouth ulcers.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Stop taking those steroids first and then consult a dentist as soon as possible for betterment mean while you can use topical ointments and gel for your ulcer problem.
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I have tooth pain, I think my tooth has been damaged, in this case what type of treatment should I take?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have tooth pain, I think my tooth has been damaged, in this case what type of treatment should I take?
If the cavity is deep. Kindly get an xray done. You might require a filling or root canal treatment. Or if its grossly broken. You might just have to get it removed.
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I have lost my back tooth and because of that my front teeth are worn out to nerves and I need few teeth implants and front teeth sorted or implants can you help and rough estimate how much it will cost and do you have accommodation facilities as I will be travelling from UK

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have lost my back tooth and because of that my front teeth are worn out to nerves and  I need few teeth implants an...
Hello from what you have mentioned it's very clear that you need to go for few implants. Implant costs anywhere between 24k to 30k per implant for standard quality implants. Any prosthetic work like crowns placed over it starts from 4k to 12k depending on the type of replacement done. A
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I have done biopsy of white patch in my mouth. Report says lichenoid dysplasia with invasion. What is the meaning.

BDS
Dentist, Patiala
Means first step toward cancer. But not cancer. If you stop your ill habits like smoking and other things that you might be placing in your mouth. Then you can revert back to good health. Seriously do warm sline rinses and brush twice and take physician advise as well.
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I am a 24 years girl, I feel bad smell from my mouth after waking in the morning. Also seen white layer in my tongue. Please help me. I used clotrimazole, but no use.

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
I am a 24 years girl, I feel bad smell from my mouth after waking in the morning. Also seen white layer in my tongue....
Hi. You need prophylaxis of your teeth. Please consult your dentist and get it done. Mean while you can use rexidin plus mouthwash twice daily for 10 days.
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My mouth saliva convert in to just like water and test is bitter sweat etc or very bad. And bad breath come out from abdomen or stool is not normal and foul smell. What should I do? I consulted many doctors. But no change.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person
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I am a dental student and I have problem of halitosis (badbreath) it is mainly because of some white patches present on my tounge. I have more fluoride content in my oral cavity n even I dont have any caries please let me know the solution. I do use mouth spray n drink lot of water bt ter Are almost use less. please help.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Send a pic of white patches I don't think they r responsible for halitosis you should show at oral med of your college pt with flours is have less chance of caries take fibrous food rinse after every intake get a scaling done.
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Hello doctor I feel some sensitivity in my teeth after morning brush I use regularly regularly I brush two times then I feel pain why.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Hello doctor I feel some sensitivity in my teeth after morning brush I use regularly regularly I brush two times then...
This could b either due to sensitivity due to loss of enamel surface or due to decay of tooth. Tooth decay can b treated by filling of tooth or by rct n capping of the decay is deep. Sensitivity can b reduced by using desensitizing toothpaste such as senquelf or sensodyne toothpaste by rubbing some amount of toothpaste onto your tooth surface n wait till 5 mins before rinsing it off. Get your teeth evaluated by dentist to know the cause of your problem n get treated accordingly. Regsrds.
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Sir mera mouth open nahi ho raha hain or muje kuch achi medicine bataiye ki jaldi se mouth open ho sake please sir help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir mera mouth open nahi ho raha hain or muje kuch achi medicine bataiye ki jaldi se mouth open ho sake please sir he...
I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional and plan for physiotherapy treatment.
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I am at 19, my mouth continuously secret saliva after mean & stomach pain occurs, what should I do? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am at 19, my mouth continuously secret saliva after mean & stomach pain occurs, what should I do? Please help me.
Precaution to have reduced saliva flow in mouth you have to maintain oral hygiene. Kindly ensure that you rinse after having meals. Brush twice a day, once in morning and after dinner and use listerine mouthwash twice a day morning and before going to bed. Visit your dentist once in six month for checkup and cleaning of teeth if required. For stomach pain you have to consult your family doctor.
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I have got a very bad ulcer in my mouth on my lips and tongue. May I know how can I get rid of the pain as soon as possible. I tried antibiotics. But the pain is gain more and more.

BDS
Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
Dear lybrate-user quit antibiotics n have lots of fluids sometimes antibiotics worsens the case. Try antioxidants n apply stolin gumpaint.
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